It’s all about the data. Individuals with disabilities are measured against themselves and even the smallest of progress is measurable.
As educators, we all know how important data collection is for each student. Even the supreme court recognizes the importance of data collection as well as showing adequate progress for students.
With this in mind, each curriculum objective contains a skill specific data collection sheet in order for teachers to have the ability to show progress, no matter how small or large that change is.
Focus on academic skills covering multiple levels of reading, math and writing abilities.
Focus on basic skills that increase the ability for students to become proficient at taking care of their own everyday needs.
Focus on basic daily living abilities to the skills required to successfully work, live and independently succeed in the future.